MINOR - Dodgers 11 - Braves 2
Peter Jules 69
Lucas Berman 37
William Speight 50
Matt Poirier 51
Jalen Chu 50
Braves: Peter Jules (1) Dodgers: Matt Poirier (1)
Great game on a great night. Big hitting and great defensive plays by both teams defined the game. Dodger pitching made the difference.
Dodger Matt lead off the game with a first-pitch home run! The rookies then showed what they had when Maddox (moved along by a FC by Jeremiah) scored on Joel's first Minor League hit. The Braves came right back with a two-run homer by Peter and a single by Will.
In the later innings Dodgers Jeremiah hit a double and a single and Matt, Mr Chu, Narken, Anthony, and Henry all got singles. The Braves kept things interesting with great defense, as the Dodgers had to manufacture runs in ones and twos; highlights included another fielder's choice on hard-hitting Jeremiah, an out at first, and TWO great plays by Peter - a caught fly, and an UNASSISTED double play on a ground ball to short, with one runner tagged and a fraction of a second later a force out at second.
Dodgers pitching was not quite unhittable in the later innings, but combined with THREE Chu-to-Jeremiah plays (two from the mound, one all the way from third!) they sealed the deal.
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